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Review: could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Hair loss?

We study 59,982 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA and social media. Among them, 551 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 61,929 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 59,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 551 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Hydrochlorothiazide reports

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss5.26%15.79%15.79%10.53%26.32%26.32%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss89.30%10.70%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.24%3.73%11.20%21.99%61.83%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Hydrochlorothiazide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%56.25%43.75%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (99 people, 17.97%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (46 people, 8.35%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 6.53%)
  4. Hepatitis c (31 people, 5.63%)
  5. Depression (27 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (96 people, 17.42%)
  2. Atenolol (80 people, 14.52%)
  3. Lisinopril (74 people, 13.43%)
  4. Lipitor (65 people, 11.80%)
  5. Norvasc (56 people, 10.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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